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.2934. >> 7.2 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of indonesia. reports saying it hit off shore of -- about 200 kilometers northwest of those islands. >> no tsunami warning has been issued. the usgs said the quake was reported at a depth of 158 kilometers. indonesia's's position within the ring of fire makes it prone to it -- indonesia's position within the ring of fire makes it prone to earthquakes. travelers have another nasty surprise waiting for them this morning -- and announced -- an unannounced strike by security workers. that caused several flights to be cancelled. >> frankfurt was particularly hard hit. today's strike complicated cleanup efforts from a recent bout of pretty harsh winter weather. german exports surged to a new high in october. >> the german companies sold almost 100 billion euros in goods and services in the month, up almost 10% compared to last year. it is not all good news. fewer orders from europe caused germany's trade surplus to drop to its lowest level in the last six months, adding to fears that europe's largest economy will contract in the fourth
countries such as india and indonesia are likely to boost their military power. but they warn of an arms race in asia. if the u.s. scales back its military commitment in the region. they say some tionmay begin developing nuclear weapons. new car sales are fueling china's economy. sales grew 8.2% in november from the same time last year. officials say nearly 1.8 million units were sold last month. japanese firms lost out after chinese consumers boytted their vehicles over a territorial dispute. they saw a slight improvement last month. total new car sales this china were sluggish in september as japanese cars fell out of favorite. sales have been growing for two straight months since october. >>> the leaders of iraq say they are ready to make their coury a mayor player in the global oil market. they will double and quadruple oil output. businesses from arrange the world are eyeing with fresh interest. >> reporter: it holds some of the world's largest untapped reserves. basri has hosted a four day trade show. the oil market is called by some take holder as the last frontier. this exhibitio
of the most exciting stories regarding tupperware is how the very populous country of indonesia has become a market. indonesia grew at a stunning 30% clip in the most recent quarter, and that was on top of a 50% increase last year. india is up, too. to me these numbers speak to the universality of these numbers and the acceptance that tupperware's product is superior to goods that can be bought in a retail store. when i asked him this morning how he can police his company and make sure that a big chunk of his sales don't go to other people whom salespeople are trying to recruit as distributors, that's the herbalife model, he made it clear that less than 10% of his customers are sellers. the company spews cash. when i asked him if he would return capital to shareholders in the form of a special dividend, he responded that the board's pondering just such an action right now. still another reason to buy this company that is at its 52-week high. stick with cramer. but i'm still stubbed up. and i took nyquil, [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer
greed to take jobs and cheap labor markets so they can get right to work law states in indonesia and china and then made right to work law here. it means it's a gap between the wealth and the workers. workers have a right to expect liberal wages, health care, education care, the right to vote protected, and educate their children. these rights are reasonable and should be enforced. >> reverend jackson, you and i have known each other a long time. did you ever think you would be in michigan leading a protest against right to work? >> i really did not. i think that the tea party has 150-year-old roots between what is -- the right it organize, collective bargaining and states rights. i never thought it would go this far north, and, yet, these workers in this state must fight back and draw a line in the sand. that's why i'm going to address a major one-day strike, maybe a one-day march on washington for massive and action to bring about the ship in the flow of the wind. >> reverend jesse jackson, bob king from the united autoworkers. thank you very much. i know it's a cold day. thank
, indonesia. we're not seeing a great benefit into europe as we did before. for instance, germany is looking pretty pessimistic. based on its lack of export performance to places like china. >> yeah. when the bundes bank came out and shortly downgraded forecasts, how is the employment picture? if you've got a relatively healthy china and the u.s. consumer bounce back, wouldn't that help germany? >> it certainly would. germany is relatively flat in terms of the employment outlook. so it's not a disaster. but germany trades an awful lot with europe as well as china. so it needs china to pick up in terms of its heavy engineering export performance, creating jobs in the manufacturing sector. but germany and the uk need europe to improve. >> it comes at an inkrd eblly high cost in terms of the number of people out of work. what has been done? how much have we destroyed so that the jobs outlook and growth prospect in this country? >> well, what growth prospect in the southern european countries? we're seeing definitive bifurcation of northern europe and southern europe. southern europe, we are cre
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